Tag Archives: Privacy

Another Recruitment Ad for NO2ID – by HMG 0

When the Government introduced its ID card legislation several years ago, it made one thing clear. Even though it would be obligatory to register on the ID database when obtaining a new passport, it would not be compulsory to carry a card. ….

One Official Disciplined Over Data Loss Every Day 0

I knew it was bad, but I never imagined the sheer scale of the data leaks that have occurred in the last year or so. Parliamentary answers from three Government Departments reveal that up to 260 officials were disciplined or dismissed “for alleged breaches of data protection requirements and inappropriate use of personal or sensitive […]

Britain’s Rights to Privacy : “Worst in Western Democracy”. 0

(Click on the thumbnail to see the whole world!) Privacy International performs an annual survey to rank 36 countries – including 25 members of EU states, grading them for their ability to protect the privacy of their citizens. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland were abysmally low down the list.